Chris Claremont Hopes Feige Finds Happier Ending for Wanda & Vision

Even one of the most celebrated X-Men writers isn’t immune to the draw of WandaVision. On his Facebook pageChris Claremont, the writer who shaped the modern-day X-Men franchise, talked about how he’s hooked on the Disney+ series and while he knows how the comic version of the story ends, he can’t help hoping for a happier resolution.

 

 

 

“First confession, yes I really am (sigh) a Marvel geek & have been ever since Stan & Jack hooked me via FF #48. Second confession, I am hooked on ‘WandaVision.’ I like the stories, the characters, the works. Of course that means I’m (dang it) fully invested in the characters. And being of a ‘certain’ age, I’ve read all the history, not to mention written a part of it myself. Problem is, I really like Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen; heck, I even like Evan Peters, the ‘Pietro’ from another film franchise. I even like the kids! I *know* how the original story ends and I really want Kevin (Fiege) and his idea crew to find a happier outcome. Why not let Vision and Wanda be the Marvel omniverse poster-parents, allowing Reed & Sue (of the FF) to chart a more exciting-adventurous-full of surprises course through Marvel Cinema History? Doesn’t mean they won’t be available for cameos; even better, it leaves their kids open to establish film-franchises of their own. C’mon, Hollywood guys-&-gals: I write core source material for your franchises; hell, the argument can be made that without the X-Men, yada-yada-yada! if *I* can figure out a happy ending, why not you? Last few years have been too damn screwed-up, time for y’all to come save the collective day. And for WandaVision to have a Happy Ending! ‘Nuff Said!”

 

When the man who brought us the Dark Phoenix Saga, the Brood War and Mr. Sinister says to lighten up, you know things have been bad.

 

 

Jamison Ashley

Comic geek, movie nerd, father, and husband - but not necessarily in that order. Current captain of this ship o' fools who is rapidly training everyone's computers and snarkphone spell-checkers to misspell 'supposebly.'

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